Danville, VA 24540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Danville, VA 24540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,148
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,909
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 375
  • County: Danville City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.615, Longitude -79.389
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24540 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Danville City, Pittsylvania).

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Danville, VA 24540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,727
Population in Households 30,806
Population in Familes 24,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 921
Population Density1 434
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 13,320
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 8,503
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,012 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,308 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,189 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $101,943
Average Home Value $131,874


Median Household Income $35,897
Average Household Income $47,114
Per Capita Income $20,090
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.11%
Households -0.11% -0.2%
Families -0.23% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Danville, VA 24540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24540 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 81 91st
Population Density1 # 217 75th
Diversity Index2 # 179 79th
Median Household Income # 740 15th
Per Capita Income # 714 18th

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